Shares of Duke Realty Corp. DRE rose 2.08% to $44.26 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.11% to 4,170.42 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.90% to 34,035.99. Duke Realty Corp. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $43.98, which the company reached on April 14th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Welltower Inc. WELL rose 1.54% to $76.25, Ventas Inc. VTR rose 2.02% to $55.64, and Healthpeak Properties Inc. PEAK rose 1.97% to $33.15. Trading volume (1.7 M) remained 160,388 below its 50-day average volume of 1.8 M.